NJ Watchdog Finds $300K In Sandy Debris Overcharges

Law360, New York (September 10, 2013, 7:33 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey government watchdog on Tuesday reported more than $328,000 in miscalculated and questionable charges from AshBritt Inc.'s debris removal services following Superstorm Sandy, but found no convincing evidence of intentional overbilling.

Focusing on towns in Ocean County, the Office of the State Comptroller said a lack of specific standards for determining debris-transport mileage and other vague language contributed to the overcharges, for which impacted towns will now receive credit.

“In the effort to rebuild New Jersey, every dollar matters,” State Comptroller Matthew Boxer said...
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